The global health body last week recognized the omicron variant, first referred to as lineage B.1.1.529, as a variant of concern.
COVID-19 cases are surging in several parts of the U.S. ahead of the holidays. Infections are also rising among children.
Still, the emergence of yet another so-called variant of concern — as much of the world still battles the highly infectious ...
It’s unclear where the new variant first emerged, but scientists in South Africa alerted the World Health Organization in ...
The COVID-19 omicron variant is the newest to be labeled by the World Health Organization as a variant of concern. Here are ...
The World Health Organization classified "omicron" as a highly transmissible variant of concern, though its actual risks are ...
It’s unclear where the new variant first emerged, but scientists in South Africa alerted the World Health Organization in ...
South African scientists identified a new version of the coronavirus that they say is behind a recent spike in COVID-19 ...
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South African scientists identified a new version of the coronavirus that they say is behind a recent spike in COVID-19 infections in Gauteng, the country’s most populous province ...
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Omicron appears to have a high number of mutations -- about 30 -- in the coronavirus' spike protein, which could affect how ...